Okra with Shrimp

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 371.4
  • Total Fat: 20.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 243.9 mg
  • Sodium: 377.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 27.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 pound okra, trimmed, washed, sliced
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    3 tablespoons butter
    1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
    1 green bell pepper; seeded and coarsely chopped
    4 medium tomatoes; peeled, seeded and chopped
    1/2 cup dry white wine
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
    black pepper
    1 pound shrimp; peeled and deveined


Heat the oil and butter in a large skillet until the butter is melted. Add the onion and bell pepper; toss to coat evenly. Stir in the okra and cook over medium heat until the onion is translucent.
Add the tomatoes, wine, lemon juice, parsley, salt, and pepper. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes soften. Add the shrimp and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the shrimp turns pink and opaque.
Serve with hot cooked rice (not part of the nutrition calculation).
Serves 4.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLEIZEAR.

TAGS:  Fish | Dessert | Fish Dessert |

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  • Incredible!
    I have made this twice and like it more each time! - 8/24/11

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